Jointers

Shane on August 6th, 2010

It has been a while since I have updated my blog so I figured I would add some pics of my latest restorations. First is an early 1900s 8″ Cincinnati grinder that I picked up at a school auction Before restoration: After restoration: Next is a 1940s 6″ Yates American jointer Model No. J-31. I […]

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Shane on September 13th, 2009

This weekend I made a jig for sharpening the planer blades. The blades are 1/4 inch thick with a strip of HSS (I assume) welded to it for the cutting edge. The blades are made by Simonds Saw and Steel Co. (capture from 1926 Popular Science ad) Tungsweld When I first looked at these I […]

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Shane on September 6th, 2009

The restoration begins …. Now that it’s in the shop the fun begins. The first thing I do is clean it up so I can get a good look at it. Scrap all the old grease off it and then use a good degreaser to further clean it. Once it’s clean I usually start on […]

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Shane on September 6th, 2009

Getting it to the shop …. I didn’t get any pics while unloading the jointer but I can tell ya it was a pain.  We transported the jointer to the shop on a trailer that I borrowed from a friend. The jointer weighs over 1600 pounds, to heavy to just muscle around, so to unload […]

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Shane on September 5th, 2009

The jointer …. I decided to create this blog to document my restoration projects and whatever else comes to mind so for my first post I will tell ya about the restoration on my 1905 18 inch Crescent Jointer. I picked this up a couple of months ago from a guy in Slat Lake City. […]

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